It started as a family tradition and then in 2005, Carol Aebersold and her twin daughter Chanda Bell, self-published the Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition book and doll, and started a phenomenon that has expanded from their home in Atlanta, to cities all over the country.
In October, they released their second book, the Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Tradition, and joining the Eyewitness Morning News with the new book, is author Carol Aebersold.
To meet the Elf on the Shelf author, Carol Aebersold, go to her book signing, Tuesday night from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 3271 Veterans Blvd. in Metairie. For more information, call the store at (504) 455-4929.